Thursday, November 26, 2020

Ancient History

Welcome to Ancient History! Here you will learn about the Ancient Classical History of the Greeks and Romans, as well as the Egyptians and other ancient civilizations that helped shape Western culture. From decisive battles to cultural and social revolutions, we’ll examine the most interesting and unique aspects of ancient times.

Philosophers of Ancient Greece: Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle

Socrates, Aristotle and Plato's philosophies all attempt to solve different existential questions. Imagine wondering about the existence of a flute that had been carved out...

Egyptian Mummification – Mummification Process

Learn how to make a mummy, along with information on Egyptian canopic jars, and the Egyptian afterlife. Early Egyptians had a short life span and...

Knossos and the Minoan Civilization

The Palace of King Minos was the Focal Point of Commerce and Culture Influenced by Egypt and the Ancient Near East, Minoan culture represented a...

Sexuality in Ancient Egypt – Ancient Egyptian Family

What is more interesting than pyramids, rich and powerful pharaohs and mummies? Sexuality. Take a look at what governed the Ancient Egyptians' daily life. Ancient...

Who Were the Hittites?

Where the Hittites an invading warrior race that conquered the Land of Hatti or where they one of the indigenous peoples of Anatolia? New...

Berenice IV Queen of Egypt

The sister of Antony’s Cleopatra assumed control of Egypt for two years during the exile of her father Ptolemy XII but was beheaded at...

Ancient Egyptian Archery

The development and design of bows and arrows used for warfare by the armies of Ancient Egypt The bow is an almost universal weapon, and...

Mongolian Invasion of Vietnam

There was no other force during the 12th and 13th centuries more formidable than the Mongolian army. First under the leadership of Genghis Khan,...

The Secrets Of The Ancient Egyptian Harem

For centuries historians have imagined the harems of ancient Egypt as opulent sexual paradises, however the reality was quite different. The image of the harem...

Ancient Greece, part 5 – Athenian Society

Citizens and Hoplites Although citizenship brought with it many privileges, it was not without its obligations. Throughout the fifth century, the Athenians maintained what was essentially...